A Visit to Colombia: In the Years 1822 & 1823, by Laguayra and Caracas, Over the Cordillera to Bogota, and Thence by the Magdalena to Cartagena

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T. H. Palmer, 1826 - Caracas (Venezuela) - 624 pages
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Page 2 - BBOWN, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit : " Sertorius : or, the Roman Patriot.
Page 215 - Decan spreads her arms Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs take root, and daughters grow About the mother tree, a pillar'd shade High over-arch'd, and echoing walks between : There oft the Indian herdsman, shunning heat, Shelters in cool, and tends his pasturing herds At loop-holes cut through thickest shade.
Page 230 - Millions of Spirits for his fault amerced* Of Heaven, and from eternal splendours flung For his revolt; yet faithful how they stood, Their glory withered: as when Heaven's fire Hath scathed the forest oaks, or mountain pines, With singed top their stately growth though bare Stands on the blasted heath.
Page 2 - In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, intituled, " An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts and Books to the Authors and Proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned...
Page 92 - For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight; His can't be wrong whose life is in the right...
Page 215 - The fig-tree, not that kind for fruit renowned, But such as at this day to Indians known In Malabar or Deccan spreads her arms Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs take root, and daughters grow About the mother tree, a pillared shade High overarched, and echoing walks between...
Page 624 - Congress, to whom shall be presented, in the light of a project, the one decreed by the present Congress, and which, together with the laws promulgated by the same, shall immediately be put into execution, by way of an essay.
Page 2 - An act supplementary to an act, entitled, " An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts,' and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned," and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.
Page 626 - ... the intelligence, and the services rendered to the country. The present fundamental law of the union of the people of Colombia shall be solemnly promulgated in the towns and in the armies, inscribed on the public registers, and deposited in all the archives of the cabildos and corporations, civil and ecclesiastical, and shall be communicated to the Supreme Executive Power by a special deputation. Done in the Palace of the General Congress of Colombia, in the town of Rosario de Cucuta, the 12th...
Page 624 - Olympia, premiums shall be adjudged to citizens distinguished by their virtues and their talents. The present fundamental law of the Republic of Colombia shall be solemnly promulgated throughout the towns and armies, inscribed on all the public records, and deposited in all the archives of societies, municipalities, and corporations, both clerical and secular. Given at the Palace of the Sovereign Congress of Venezuela, in the city of St. Thomas de Ango.stura, on the llth day of December, in the year...

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